Articles tagged jean gabin

Les Durs and the Anatomy of the (French) Tough Guy: Gabin, Ventura, and Belmondo

At Les Durs (The Tough Guys) Film Fest, the tough guy is a bulwark against decay; he's the guarantor of value -- even if that value is compromised by the world around him.

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22 Jan 2009 // 8:00 PM

Le Plaisir

Ophuls' stories take Maupassant’s worldly wisdom and glamorous cynicism and imbue spirituality and compassion.

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7 Apr 2003 // 12:00 AM

Pépé Le Moko (1937)

Jean Gabin compels our attention as much through stillness as through visible exertion.

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Exposition Dumps Don't Need Dialogue in 'Virginia'

// Moving Pixels

"Virginia manages to have an exposition dump without wordy exposition.

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